How Can Anthropology Undergraduates Find and Maximize their Research Opportunities?

Getting started in the field of anthropology is no easy feat. I questioned what future awaited me as an anthropology student. Usually, undergrads first encounter anthropology through their professors, many trained in the “lone ethnographer” approach to fieldwork. So, what is an anthropology undergraduate to do? At the early stages of anthropology careers, we need professors to invest in us. A lot. We need their time (to train us) and their money (to pay us), both difficult to obtain. As a student, I did not realize how many demands professors have on them and how much time training in methods, theory, [...]